Relaxing Lombok...and diving the Gilis... June 26th 2009 We woke up at 4.20am to catch our flight first to Surabaya, than a connecting flight to reach Mataram, in Lombok. Flying domestic in Indonesia can be very interesting. There are no direct flights between Jogyakarta and Lombok. So I had few options...with some very lengthy stop-overs. Have you heard of Lion Air...sometimes they take-off...and simply don't land properly....well...we had 2 flights on ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Lombok The Dutch began to colonize Indonesia in the early 17th century; the islands were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. Indonesia declared its independence after Japan's surrender, but it required four years of intermittent negotiations, recurring hos... ... read more
This blog is just short of 10 years old. We have now move to South Africa.
Why South Africa? Simple, great wine, great food, great golf and even more amazing diving! I will for once continue to blog from time to time about home. After all, this is just my fourth continent after having grow up in Europe, lived in Asia for twenty years, and even spent a full year living the life of Buenos Aires.
Come to visit....there is so much to do here! ... full info